The following piece is by Mark Meckler, the president of Citizens for Self-Governance and founder of the Convention of States Project. Meckler’s article helps us to rise above the din of the presidential campaign by pointing us to the one constitutional provision, Article V, that can restore limited government and individual liberty. Article V of the U.S. Constitution provides states and their citizens the avenue through which to call a convention for the purpose of amending the Constitution. As Meckler writes, “Our Founding Fathers gave us the option to call this Convention of States in Article V of the Constitution, and eight states have already passed the application. For the first time in American history, we have a real plan to bring the federal government back to its Constitutional bounds. . . . Let’s try to tune out the drama of this campaign season and actually do something that can save this nation. ”
Read the full article here.